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Stories about Reunion from August, 2006

Reunion: Tamul Celebrations

Reunion Passion posts pictures (Fr) of the Malbar firewalking celebration of the Tamul Indian community which constitutes 30% of Reunion's population. The celebrations usually take place in January.

Africa: Is the Battle against AIDS Lost?

Forum Realisance believes (Fr) former colonial powers and pharmaceutical companies are partially to blame for the AIDS crisis but saves harsher words for Africans and failed African leaders: ” Ignorance...

Reunion: St-Denis, St-Pierre & St-Paul

Reunion Passion posts (Fr) sunny pictures of the coastal Reunion towns of St-Denis, St-Pierre & St-Paul.

Reunion: Whales Passing Through

In a news roundup, blogger Jean-Paul of writes (Fr): “Whales are passing through our island to reach cold waters. The females are here to give birth before leaving for...

Reunion: 20% of Drivers Without License?

Pierrot Dupuy writes (Fr): “Close to 20% of Reunion drivers probably do not have a driver's license, according to [France's] national council of professional drivers’ driving school division. If this...

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